Sarah Jarosz performs a Tiny Desk Concert in September 2013. Meredith Rizzo/Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Sarah Jarosz

Jarosz and her small backing band craft a careful mix of technical proficiency and poppy warmth.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Daughter

Pretty and melancholy, the Londoners' music conjures a perfect mix of gloom, desire and hostility.

Shovels and Rope plays a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013. Chloe Coleman/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Shovels & Rope

The husband-and-wife duo mixes rowdy folk-rock and rootsy ballads, with the help of a canine friend.